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Juniper Estate Reviews and awards

Halliday's Top 100 Wines 2020
Juniper Crossing Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2018 - 95 Points
'Bright, clear crimson-purple; this punches way above its weight from the outset. Supple cassis and persistent - but silky - tannins sketch the outline of a wine with freshness and a balance that will sustain its shape for…Read More
James Halliday's Top 100 Wines 2020
Juniper Crossing Chardonnay 2019 - 93 Points
'Hits the target fair and square in a laid-back Margaret River style without the need for new oak. There's depth and complexity in the grapefruit and stone-fruit palate with its faintly funky edge adding interest and length. A…Read More
Huon Hook, The Real Review.com
Juniper Estate Malbec 2017 - 93 Points
'Very deep, dark, brooding purple colour, with a slightly raw, super-ripe black fruit and violet aroma, the palate is full-bodied and rich, concentrated and tannic, with a good depth of sweet fruit in the centre and then a drying…Read More
Stuart Knox, The Real Review.com
Juniper Crossing Chardonnay 2019 - 92 Points
'Medium pale-lemon colour. Bright lemon curd, hot rocks and roast caramel on the nose. Lemon and lime custard flows across the palate with side shows of struck flint and crushed almonds. Acid drives it long and there's a lovely…Read More
Ray Jordan, The West Australian
Juniper Estate Aquitaine Rouge 2017 - 94pts
'This is a Bordeau blend where the varieties were vinified separately and then blended after 18 months in oak. It's a balanced and poised blend with the leafy Cabernet augmented neatly with the other four varieties. Powdery…Read More
Campbell Mattinson, The Wine Front.com
Juniper Small Batch Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 - 93+ Points
'It’s made mostly with Cabernet Sauvignon from the Wilyabrup sub-region but it also includes Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc. $27 for a wine that’s nearly 90% Wilyabrup cabernet. Not a bad starting point. It spent 15…Read More
Campbell Mattinson, The WineFront.com
Juniper Crossing Shiraz 2018 - 92+ Points
'It’s a $25 wine and yet it’s hand-picked in four separate passes (over 22 days), it’s matured in three different-sized oak formats, it sees some whole bunches, 94% of it is sourced from estate dry-grown…Read More
Campbell Mattinson, The Wine Front.com
Juniper Crossing Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2018 - 92 Points
'I like the firmness of this release. It’s a medium-weight wine but there’s a bit of grunt to the finish and that’s a good thing. Fire up the grill and sink into a bottle of this and you’re away. Currants…Read More
Huon Hooke, The Real Review.com
Juniper Crossing Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2018 - 91 Points
'Bright, deep, purple/red colour. The bouquet is fresh and bright, intense and clean, loaded with blueberry, blackberry and violet aromas. Very regional. The wine is full-bodied and deliciously juicy, the accessible sweet fruit…Read More
Stuart Knox, The Real Review.com
Juniper Small Batch Tempranillo 2018 - 92 Points Top Value, Top Rank
'Bay leaf, blackcurrants and smoke lift from the glass. Dark berries run the central-palate line, with subtle brushstrokes of bay leaf and rosemary. A deep roast meat note lingers on into the finish. Fine tannin and acid…Read More
Huon Hooke, Huon Hooke.com
Juniper Crossing Shiraz 2018 - 92 Points
'Deepish red colour with a subtle tint of purple, and a bouquet that is dark-chocolaty and smacks of toasty, charred barrels. Roasted meats too. It's full-bodied and rich in the mouth, finishing with a big, firm grip and a long…Read More
Halliday Wine Companion 2021
Juniper Estate Aquitaine Rouge 2017 - 96 Points
'51/22/16/7/4% cabernet sauvignon/malbec/merlot/petit verdot/cabernet franc. Cold soak (4 days), open fermenters, 14-21 days on skins, mlf. Maturation in French barriques for 18 months (33% new). Old vine cabernet sauvignon is…Read More
Halliday Wine Companion 2021
Juniper Estate Aquitaine Blanc 2018 - 95 Points & Best of the Best
'63/37% sauvignon blanc/semillon. Hand-picked, whole-bunch pressed to barrel, 10 months in mostly French barriques with some puncheons (20% new). Aquitaine celebrates the similarity of wine styles made in Margaret River to the…Read More
Halliday Wine Companion 2021
Juniper Estate Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 - 95 Points
'Cold soak (4 days), 16 to 36 days on skins, mlf, maturation in French barriques for 20 months (50% new). A single vineyard cabernet sauvignon with just a little help from its friends: malbec/merlot/cabernet franc (4.5% each). A…Read More
Halliday Wine Companion 2021
Juniper Crossing Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 2019 - 95 Points & Best of the Best
'A 52/48% blend. Cultured yeast, 3 months on lees, barrel ferment for 4 months (5% new). Fruitful division of labour exhibited with the grassy, hay notes of semillon intertwined with the exuberant passionfruit pulp, tropical…Read More
Halliday Wine Companion 2021
Juniper Estate Single Vineyard Shiraz 2017 - 95 Points
'Cold soak (4 days), hand-plunged in 1t open fermenters and open-top barrels, mlf, 18 months in French oak hogsheads (33% new). A most persuasively elegant argument to buy a lot more Margaret River shiraz! Filled to brimming with…Read More
Halliday Wine Companion 2021
Juniper Estate Malbec 2017 - 94 Points
'A fine follow-up to the excellent '16 vintage, the '17 offers an earthy, gutsy red to get your teeth into. But not just yet. If you can wait, the pleasure will double; it's still in building mode. Deep garnet. Turned earth,…Read More
Halliday Wine Companion 2021
Juniper Estate Chardonnay 2018 - 94 Points
'Selected from best blocks on two vineyards at Wilyabrup and Forest Grove. Hand-picked, barrel fermentation and maturation in French oak for 10 months. A barrel-selected chardonnay with enticing, ripe aromas of stone fruit, melon…Read More
Halliday Wine Companion 2021
Juniper Small Batch Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 - 94 Points
'An 86/5/5/4% blend of cabernet sauvignon, malbec, merlot and petit verdot; hand-picked, 10-14 days on skins, matured for 15 months in French barriques (20% new). There's a lot of high quality Margaret River fruit deftly handled…Read More
Halliday Wine Companion 2021
Juniper Small Batch Rose 2019 - 94 Points
'Bright, full crimson hue touched by salmon. A rich, layered rose with a mix of crunchy/juicy flavours all suggesting extended skin contact or some barrel ferment (or both). Interesting wine with plenty to say for itself.' Drink…Read More
Halliday Wine Companion 2021
Juniper Small Batch Fiano 2019 - 93 Points
'Estate-grown, 30% whole-bunch pressed straight to barrel and 4 months on lees, the balance tank-fermented and aged on lees without stirring. The winemaking has enhanced a naturally textured wine with even greater 3D effect.…Read More
Halliday Wine Companion 2021
Juniper Small Batch Tempranillo 2018 - 93 Points
'Hand-picked with the inclusion of 5% shiraz, 4 days cold soak, open-fermented, 14 days on skins, 15 months in used oak. A complex, medium to full-bodied tempranillo with greater weight and complexity than most, including black…Read More
Halliday Wine Companion 2021
Juniper Estate Cane Cut Riesling 2018 - 92 Points
'At the point of maturity when grapes are picked for dry style of riesling, most of the fruit-bearing canes are cut and approximately 85% of the crop dehydrates for 3 weeks on the vine until dried. Pressed, tank fermented, aged…Read More
Halliday Wine Companion 2021
Juniper Crossing Chardonnay 2018 - 92 Points
'Gin Gin clone (46%) in a mix of clones, French oak fermentation (70%), tank fermentation (30%), aged on lees for 5 months. A slightly developed colour and aroma rich in baked bread, roasted nuts, grilled nectarine, quince. Smoky…Read More
Ray Jordan's Top 100 Reds
Juniper Small Batch Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 - 93 Points
‘This small batch wine from Mark Messenger has been brilliantly put together. Loads of black plump fruit harness with exceptional use of oak to support the thread of chalky tannins. Totally integrated and smooth.’93…Read More
Huon Hooke, Huon Hooke.com
Juniper Estate Aquitaine Blanc 2018 - 92 Points
'Very light-yellow hue, with a pungent smoky, mineral, solidsy bouquet which hints at reduction as well as subtle barrel inputs. Slightly pungent passionfruit sauvignon varietal cues. There are some exotic Euro overtones here.…Read More
Huon Hook, Huon Hooke.com
Juniper Crossing Chardonnay 2018 - 92 Points
'Bright lemon juice, grapefruit and struck-flint mineral aromas, intense and bright. The wine is full-blown and round, filling the mouth, soft and ample, again minerally and tense, with river-stone overtones that are more than a…Read More
Nick Stock, James Suckling.com
Juniper Estate Single Vineyard Malbec 2017 (Released end of Winter 2020) - 93 Points
'There’s a very intense, rich, dark-mulberry and plum focus on the nose with an intense palate that delivers supple, round and fleshy appeal. Long and juicy. Drink or hold. Screw cap.'93 Points Nick Stock, James Suckling…Read More
Nick Stock, James Suckling.com
Juniper Estate Aquitaine Blanc 2018 - 93 Points
'Impressive, chalky-mineral accents with a fresh, lemon and grapefruit edge, as well as dried-mango notes and gently herbal nuances. The palate has a smooth, sleek and polished textural feel with silky lemons, framed in gently…Read More
Nick Stock, James Suckling.com, Western Australia 2020 Report
Juniper Estate Chardonnay 2018 - 92 Points
'Quite restrained and fresh with stony notes across sliced pear and peach aromas. The palate has a gentle, almondine edge that wraps around pear and green-peach flavors. Smooth and taut. Drink or hold. Screw cap.'92 Points Nick…Read More
Nick Stock, James Suckling.com
Juniper Small Batch Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 - 92 Points
'Very attractive fruit purity with ripe dark-berry aromas, as well as sliced plums and forest wood. The palate has Juniper’s trademark tannin density, but delivers a supple version of this contained and powerful style.…Read More
Nick Stock, James Suckling.com, Western Australia 2020 Report
Juniper Small Batch Fiano 2019 - 91 Points
'This offers a very smooth, fleshy style of dry white with peaches and nectarines in abundance. Fresh. Drink now. Screw cap.'91 PointsNick Stock, James Suckling.com, Western Australia 2020 Report
Nick Stock, James Suckling.com
Juniper Estate Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 (Released Winter 2020) - 96 Points
'This has a very fresh, un-evolved nose with plums and blackberries, as well as fresh roasting herbs, such as sage and tarragon. Leafy nuances and crushed-violet notes, too. The powerful palate carries very fresh, rich dark-berry…Read More
Ray Jordan, The West Australian
Juniper Estate Aquitaine Blanc 2018 - 95 Points
‘This is a Sauvignon Blanc-dominated blend with Semillon. But this is not your usual fruity fare. It gets whole-bunch pressed straight into oak with about 20 per cent new. Wild yeast fermentation and then a further 10…Read More
Gary Walsh, The Wine Front.com
Juniper Estate Aquitaine Blanc 2018 - 93+ Points
'Sauvignon Blanc 63%, Semillon 37%. 20% new French oak. Quince, pink grapefruit, ginger and clove oak, some snow pea and smoke. It’s juicy and tangy, flinty and smoky, oak spice laid in that perhaps needs a little more time…Read More
Gary Walsh, The Wine Front.com
Juniper Estate Chardonnay 2018 - 92+ Points
'Pear, ripe lemon, cashew and spice, and something a bit more tropical. It’s smoky and a bit toasty, lime rind and juice, plenty of flavour with intense citrus acidity, a firm even slightly splintery texture, and a juicy…Read More
Gary Walsh, The Wine Front.com
Juniper Estate Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 - 96 Points
'92% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3.9% Petit Verdot, 2.5% Malbec and 1.6% Cabernet Franc, 50% new oak, and 100% Mark Messenger in style. From a single vineyard, planted in 1973.It’s cooler, tighter, and more controlled than some…Read More
Gary Walsh, The Wine Front.com
Juniper Estate Aquitaine Rouge 2016 - 95 Points
'49% Cab Sauvignon, 21% Merlot, 14% Malbec, 9% Petit Verdot, 7% Cabernet Franc. Unleash the power of the blend! Strange to say, that even though I’ve rated the 2015 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon a little higher, this is the…Read More
Ray Jordan, The West Australian
Juniper Crossing Chardonnay 2018 - 92 Points
‘Plenty of winemaking has gone into this quite complex value-for-money chardie. It is based on the Gin Gin clone but with other newer clones adding a little more to the overall flavour profile. It’s even had about 15…Read More
Joe Czerwinski, The Wine Advocate
Juniper Estate Chardonnay 2018 - 91 Points
'A blend of Gin Gin and Clone 95, barrel fermented and aged in 45% new French oak for 10 months, the 2018 Estate Chardonnay delivers assertive citrus flavors underscored by smoky oak and streaks of pencil shavings. It's medium…Read More
Stuart Robinson, The Vinsomniac.com
Juniper Crossing Chardonnay 2018 - 91 Points
'It spends 9m in French Oak, of which 15% is new.Stonefruit, leesy, bready notes; the 2018 guise saw an extra 5m on lees to build complexity. Fairly solid and voluminous wine,  of generosity and substance; Stonefruit,…Read More
Stuart Robinson, The Vinsomniac.com
Juniper Crossing Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 2019 - 91 points
'It's a 52/48 blend of the two respectively. A small portion of the Semillon (5%) was fermented in barrel. Additionally there was stirring of the lees to build extra texture. Well it's certainly an expressive number: Citrus,…Read More
Campbell Mattinson, The Wine Front.com
Juniper Crossing Chardonnay 2018 - 92 Points
'Mostly from the Forest Grove vineyard to the south of Margaret River. 70% is barrel fermented, the remainder into tank.The concentration here is very good. It could open the batting. It tastes of grapefruit and pear with gentle…Read More
Campbell Mattinson, The Wine Front.com
Juniper Small Batch Tempranillo 2018 - 91 Points
'It’s made from four (sic) clones of Tempranillo growing on the Forest Grove property. It didn’t see any new oak. It includes a whisker of shiraz. It’s a drinker. As in, one sip and you just want to settle in…Read More
Ray Jordan, The West Australian Wine Guide 2020
Juniper Estate Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 - 96 Points
'Oh boy. This must be one of the most refined and stylishly expressive Cabernets yet from Juniper. It’s leaning more towards medium weight, such is the balance and poise, yet there is immense Margaret River power. Fine…Read More
Ray Jordan, The West Australian Wine Guide 2020
Juniper Estate Single Vineyard Shiraz 2016 - 95 Points
'Another cracking-good Shiraz from this small vineyard. So concentrated and powerful with a driving inner intensity that explodes from the middle palate with a burst of herbs and spices from dark plummy, savoury fruit character.…Read More
Ray Jordan, The West Australian Wine Guide 2020
Juniper Estate Cane Cut Riesling - 94 Points
'Riesling is a super variety when it’s made into a dessert-style wine like this. The sweetness is achieved by cutting the cane to halt the moisture flow to the fruit and therefore concentrating the sugars in the dehydrating…Read More
Ray Jordan, The West Australian Wine Guide 2020
Juniper Crossing Shiraz 2017 - 92 Points
'A highly scented shiraz that comes from what was a significantly cooler vintage. It’s medium to full-bodied with a delightfully vibrant mouthfeel. Has a typically spicy, dried herbs character with fine chalky tannins and a…Read More
Stuart Robinson, The Vinsomniac.com
Juniper Small Batch Tempranillo 2018 - 91 points
Inclusion of 5% Shiraz; spends 15m (sic) in oak, no new. A darker manifestation of inky blue fruit: blueberries, cassis, smattering of violets. Feels light on entry, fleet of foot, before powder fine sweeps across the palate.…Read More
Steve Leszczynski - Q Wine Reviews.com
Juniper Crossing Chardonnay 2018 - 90 Points
Solid Margaret River Chardonnay at a respectable price. Rock solid.Generous with soft edges, it's quite well balanced as it muses about. Barbecued peach to taste and peach skin feels. It's a little slippery if anything on…Read More
Stuart Robinson, The Vinsomniac.com
Juniper Small Batch Fiano 2019 - 93 Points
"Canteloupe melon, Nashi pear, Vanilla and creamy nougat hints adding to the appeal. Spiced nuances, a fleshy fruit presence that positively grows in stature across the palate. There's a briny edge, citrus acidity that flows and…Read More
James Halliday, Wine Companion Magazine
Juniper Crossing Shiraz 2017 - 93 Points
'The majority (85%) estate, dry grown 44yo vines at Wilyabrup, the balance from the estate vineyard at Forest Grove. Complex vinification, 12 months in French oak (10% new). Bright crimson hue; a fresh vibrant, medium-bodied…Read More
Western Suburbs Weekly
Rod Properjohn
He was Juniper Estate’s first winemaker when he joined owners Roger Hill & Gillian Anderson after they bought Wright’s Margaret River winery and vineyard in 1998. He hasn’t missed a beat since. A…Read More
Gary Walsh - The Wine Front.com
Juniper Estate Chardonnay 2017 - 94 Points
Richness, intensity, and drive. Spice, stone fruit and grapefruit. Some creaminess, plenty of grip, and drive though the finish, which has a kind of seaside brine and tang to it. Drink : 2019 - 2024+Rated : 94 Points Gary Walsh,…Read More
Barry Weinman, The Western Suburbs Weekly
Juniper Estate Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 - 18.7 / 20
This is so seductive, with supple red berry fruit and silky, savoury tannins and oak. Yet behind the veneer, there is powerful fruit that just needs time to unwind. Souring acidity adds life, while the cedary oak adds a pencil…Read More
James Halliday's Wine Companion Website
Juniper Crossing Sauvignon Blanc 2018 - 93 Points
Jumping out of its skin with its array of fresh tropical/passionfruit /aromas and flavours. No elaboration needed.93 Points - Special ValueJames Halliday 1st October 2019
Nick Butler, The Real Review
Juniper Small Batch Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 - 91 Points
Cedar and spice and red licorice, red cherries and bright blueberries. The palate shows more bass, blacker cherries, still highly-toned. Tannins are ripe and this will develop the leathery, sinewed complexity for good cabernet.…Read More
Stuart Robinson, The Vinsomniac.com
Juniper Estate Chardonnay 2017 - 93 Points
Whole bunch pressed to barrel; wild ferment, with early battonage to build texture; 10m in French barriques (of which 45% new). Almost reads as a textbook for well worked, premium Chardonnay. Oak and seasoning the dominant…Read More
James Halliday, The Weekend Australian Magazine
Juniper Small Batch Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 - 94 Points
An 86/5/5/4% cabernet sauvignon, malbec, merlot and petit verdot blend; handpicked, 10-14 days on skins, matured 15 months in French barriques (20% new). High-quality fruit deftly handled for the price. The cabernet tannin…Read More
Andrew Graham, Australian Wine Review
Juniper Estate Aquitaine Blanc 2017 - 93 Points
Another strong release from Juniper Estate. Buy with confidence across the whole Juniper range, there’s my tip. This is a blend of 65% Sauvignon Blanc and 35% Semillon, the fruit whole-bunch-pressed to barrel and matured in…Read More
Andrew Graham, Australian Wine Review
Juniper Estate Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 - 94 points
Juniper is a name rarely mentioned in the roundups of Margaret River’s top producers (usurped by names like Vasse Felix, Moss Wood, Cullen, Xanadu, Voyager and Leeuwin) but the wines are up in the very top tier. This red is…Read More
Winewise 2019 Championship
Juniper Crossing Shiraz 2017 - ★★★★☆
'If you want this wine offering the most flavour for your dollar, here it is. It offers ultra-fresh blackberry aroma and flavour and is beautifully balanced.' 2017 Shiraz Championship Tasting, Winewise, 25th July 2019
Steve Leszczynski, Q Wine Reviews
Juniper Small Batch Tempranillo 2017 - 90 points
Bright, fresh and inviting are the words which pop into my head when pouring this wine and taking a whiff.Scents of barbecued rissoles, fine pepper, dark berry fruit, sarsparilla and dark cherries - there's plenty going on that's…Read More
Stuart Robison, The Vinsomniac
Juniper Crossing Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2017 - 91 points
'The Crossing range from Juniper Estate represents extraordinary value, particularly in a region not necessarily known for it.Approachable, varietal, and regional. Varietal, yes in a blend, in a blend that the region is known for…Read More
James Suckling's Australian Tasting Report 2019
Juniper Estate Single Vineyard Shiraz 2016 - 93 points
Smoke and dried berries with earth and tile undertones. Hazelnuts, too. Medium to full body, round and juicy tannins and a delicious, flavourful finish.Score: 93
James Suckling's Australian Tasting Report 2019
Juniper Small Batch Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 - 93 points
The purity to the blackcurrants and sage and leafy undertones is really impressive. Lots of foresty undertones permeate the palate, which is sleek and acidity-driven yet dense and nicely structured, thanks to the firm tannins. A…Read More
James Suckling's Australian Tasting Report 2019
Juniper Estate Aquitaine Blanc 2017 - 92 points
Beautiful white with sliced cooked-apple, light pie-crust and cream flavors. Lovely creamy texture. Medium to full body. Flavourful finish. Drink now. Screw cap.Score: 92
James Suckling's Australian Tasting Report 2019
Juniper Small Batch Tempranillo 2017 - 92 points
Boysenberries, strawberries, vanilla and earth. Quite tightly wound on the palate for this grape, the steely tannins grabbing the sweetly spiced red fruit. Drink now.Score: 92
James Suckling's Australian Tasting Report 2019
Juniper Small Batch Fiano 2018 - 91 points
A very pretty fiano that shows honeysuckle, loquat and white pepper. Medium-bodied with fleshy, layered stone fruit that’s spicy and livened up by bright acidity. Direct but quite soft finish. Drink now.Score: 91
James Suckling's Australian Tasting Report 2019
Juniper Crossing Shiraz 2017 -91 points
Exuberant brambleberry essence, blueberry tart, mint and eucalyptus. Medium to full body, soft and juicy tannins and a succulent, rounded finish. Drink nowScore: 91
James Suckling's Australian Tasting Report 2019
Juniper Crossing Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2017 - 90 points
Pretty plum and currant aromas and flavors with some citrus undertones. Medium body, soft tannins. Easy finish. A blend of 73% cabernet sauvignon, 16% merlot, 8.5% cabernet franc and 2.5% petit verdot. Drink now. Screw capScore:…Read More
James Suckling's Australian Tasting Report 2019
Juniper Crossing Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 2018 - 90 points
A no-nonsense white with sliced-apple, light fennel and lime character, showing crisp acidity and a crunchy finish. Drink now. Screw cap.Score: 90
Andrew Graham, Australian Wine Review
Juniper Estate Chardonnay 2017 - 94 points
Sourced from the Forest Grove Vineyard, it’s mainly Gin Gin and 95 clones – which is de rigueur for Margaret River – that is handpicked, wild ferment in barrel and then matured for 10 months in 45% new oak. Has…Read More
James Suckling's Australian Tasting Report 2019
Juniper 'The Tribute' - 96 points
Lots of tar and spice on the nose, combining beautifully on the palate with black fruit and chocolate. Full body, round and silky tannins and a long and flavourful finish. Classy. Drink now or hold. Screw cap.Score: 96
James Suckling's Australian Tasting Report 2019
Juniper Estate Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 - 96 points
There’s a whole world of dark fruit here, ranging from dark cherries to blackcurrants and then a ton of iodine, oyster shell and spices. Very dialed-in and grainy tannins complete the sleek shape, created by the laser-sharp…Read More
James Suckling's Australian Tasting Report 2019
Juniper Estate Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 - 95 points
An exceptionally defined and concentrated wine with deeply ripe, cabernet black cherries and plums with roasting herbs and a tarry edge. The palate has majestically strong and rich tannins with black-cherry and dark-chocolate…Read More
James Suckling's Australian Tasting Report 2019
Juniper Estate Malbec 2016 - 93 points
A very deep impression from the outset here with red and dark plums, as well as a fragrant, pastry-like edge of vibrant complexity. The palate has a very succulent, smoothly rendered feel that delivers a long, plush and smoothly…Read More
James Suckling's Australian Tasting Report 2019
Juniper Estate Chardonnay 2017 - 93 points
Tight and structured white with cream, light vanilla, cooked-apple and stone flavors. Full body. Structured and foursquare with form and focus. Drink or hold. Screw cap.Score: 93
Stuart Robinson, The Vinsomniac.com
Juniper Small Batch Tempranillo 2017 - 91 Points
The first Juniper wine I tasted, possibly some ten years ago when friends shared a bottle back in the day. If only serves to show how long Juniper have been playing with a variety that can be very hit and miss in Australia. …Read More
Ralph Kyte-Powell, Good Food.com
Juniper Estate Aquitaine Blanc 2017 - 91 Points
There's notable oak influence in this semillon-sauvignon, but those toasty and nutty notes don't shade a core of lemon-lime, melon and grassy characters too much. It tastes savoury and comes complete with tangy balance and a…Read More
Steve Leszczynski, Q Wine Reviews.com
Juniper Crossing Shiraz 2018 - 92 Points
A super delish Shiraz screaming value. Bright red fruit is rolled through a crust of crushed black pepper. Give it some time to settle and the fruit nudges it's way past all that peppery spice. Medium bodied, delivery is lush and…Read More
Huon Hooke, The Real Review.com
Juniper Small Batch Tempranillo 2017 - 93 Points
‘Deepish colour, with a lick of oak on the first aroma, with some coffee-grounds notes; the palate full-bodied and firm with lots of grip and chew. There is big, full-bodied flavour and plenty of structure, which will help…Read More
Steve Leszczynski, Q Wine Reviews.com
Juniper Estate Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 - 96 Points
Brilliant! In a line up of five Cabernets on the bench, this was a cut above and then some schooling the rest with ease. Handpicked from unirrigated vines planted in 1973. A blend of 88% Cabernet with Petit Verdot, Malbec and…Read More
James Halliday's Wine Companion Website
Juniper Estate Aquitaine Blanc 2017 - 95 Points
‘Hand-picked sauvignon blanc and semillon were whole-bunch pressed to French oak for wild fermentation, matured on yeast lees to build complexity and texture. The fruit flavours are intense, ranging through snow pea and…Read More
James Halliday's Wine Companion Website
Juniper Crossing Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 2018 - 95 Points
‘Margaret River totally dominates this category, able to invest the naturally intense flavours with complexity and structure without resorting to oak. The choice of special cultured yeasts in combination with fermentation…Read More
Rod Properjohn, The Post Newspaper
Juniper Estate Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 - 97 Points
You’ll see impeccable balance in this delightful Margaret River red wine. Medium-bodied, it has finely-knit tannins, glorious blackcurrant and mulberry fruit along with a little tobacco leaf, well-integrated spicy oak and…Read More
Huon Hooke, The Real Review.com
Juniper Crossing Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2017 - 91 Points
‘Deep red/purple youthful colour, the bouquet showing bright cassis and violet cabernet aromas, and the taste is supple and intense, bright, fresh and lively yet not at all shrill or callow. Very smart young cabernet. And…Read More
Huon Hooke, The Real Review.com
Juniper Estate Aquitaine Rouge 2015 - 92 Points
Deepish youthful colour with a slightly smoky, earthy, red berry bouquet, and a little headiness. It's quite complex. The wine is medium-weight and lean-ish on the palate, tapering into a long, refined follow-through. An elegant,…Read More
Huon Hooke, The Real Review.com
Juniper Small Batch Fiano 2018 - 92 Points
Light yellow colour with a fresh, clean, brightly fruity aroma, with lots of charm. It's not simplistic but has savoury overtones, too. The palate is intense and has a little richness, and is long and quite layered. A superior…Read More
Campbell Mattinson, The Wine Front.com
Juniper Estate Single Vineyard Shiraz 2015 - 94 Points
Single vineyard shiraz out of Margaret River.Excellent shiraz. Berries dusted with milk chocolate, cloves sprinkled with potpourri, twigs struck into graphite. It has volume in a medium-weight context, oak as support to classy…Read More
Gary Walsh, The Wine Front.com
Juniper Estate Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 - 96 Points
Tasted back in July as a pre-release, and again just now on release.Pencil and perfume, dark fruit, earthy and complex, touch of choc-mint, vanilla and eucalyptus. Full bodied, dense and packed with beautiful round gravelly…Read More
Gary Walsh, The Wine Front.com
Juniper Estate Aquitaine Rouge 2015 - 93+ Points
Small berries, spice, mint, cedar, floral top notes. Medium-bodied, crisp and lively, red and black fruits, fine almost sandy tannin, tobacco and aniseed, tight long finish. It’s a wine of many layers, quiet charm and…Read More
Huon Hooke, The Real Review.com
Juniper Estate Aquitaine Blanc 2017 - 92 Points
Light, bright yellow colour, with a distinctive oak-driven bouquet. There are herbal and citrus-like sauvignon blanc nuances beneath the oak, but it's the barrels that rule the roost. The wine is intense and gooseberry-like,…Read More
The Winefront.com
Juniper Small Batch Tempranillo 2017 - 91 Points
From the ‘Crossing’ (sic) not the ‘Estate’ range and given the denomination of ‘Small Batch’. A bunch of different clones contribute to the whole; it’s been a decade-long project for…Read More
The West Australian Wine Guide 2019
Juniper Estate Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 - 96 Points
Another of Juniper's reds showing that more refined and elegant style that captures this old-vine fruit exceptionally well. Blackcurrant and black olive nuances with a savoury meaty character. The structure is excellent, allowing…Read More
The West Australian Wine Guide 2019
Juniper Estate Single Vineyard Shiraz 2015 - 95 Points
These estate shirazes from Juniper continue to impress. The style has been refined in recent years to achieve greater elegance and a subtler expression of the variety. It works well. Gravely graining tannin at work in the palate,…Read More
The West Australian Wine Guide 2019
Juniper Estate Chardonnay 2017 - 95 Points
Lots happening in this excellent chardonnay. There’s a slightly funky aromatic at play here, then the palate features such beautiful textural qualities. It’s creamy, with butterscotch and grapefruit mealy characters…Read More
The West Australian Wine Guide 2019
Juniper Estate Aquitaine Rouge 2015 - 93 Points
This is a blend of the five varieties of Bordeaux. It delivers a soft and supple style with generosity and rich intensity. The oak and fruit combination is working very nicely, with those sinewy tannins threaded delicately…Read More
The West Australian Wine Guide 2019
Juniper Small Batch Fiano 2017 - 92 Points
Mark Messenger is doing some mighty good things with this variety. It’s whole-bunch pressed with 20 per cent going straight into oak for barrel fermentation. The oak influence is designed to be minimal, but four months of…Read More
James Halliday's Wine Companion 2019
Juniper Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 - 96 Points
Mark Messenger aims to craft fine, elegant cabernet sauvignon, and it helps that the Wilyabrup vineyard has some decent vine age - planted in '73. It forms 88% of the blend with petit verdot, malbec and merlot doing their bit for…Read More
James Halliday's Wine Companion 2019
Juniper Single Vineyard Malbec 2015 - 95 Points
Second release of this wine and it stands tall as a prime example of top malbec. The colour is fabulous - bright mid-ruby-purple; it's restrained in both flavour and palate weight, just shy of full-bodied, with an array of plums…Read More
James Halliday's Wine Companion 2019
Juniper Single Vineyard Shiraz 2015 - 95 Points
A slinky and ultimately savoury shiraz, at its heart the beautiful fruit from the estate's dry-grown Wilyabrup vineyard. Complex yet composed flavours of dark fruits, an array of spices, graphite and tamarind with cedary oak that…Read More
James Halliday's Wine Companion 2019
Juniper Estate Aquitaine Rouge 2015 - 95 Points
A finer, leaner execution of this Bordeaux blend in this vintage but no less impressive. Heady with mulberries and cassis, pepper and woodsy spices with the tannins textural and surprisingly sandy; 18 months in French barriques …Read More
James Halliday's Wine Companion 2019
Juniper Crossing Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2016 - 95 Points
According to winemaker Mark Messenger 'we aim for a bright fruit-driven style that is juicy and structured'. The mission has been completed in fine style but that said, he's underselling things a tad. This is perfectly balanced…Read More
James Halliday's Wine Companion 2019
Juniper Estate Chardonnay 2016 - 95 Points
Hand-picked, whole-bunch pressed to barrel, wild yeast fermentation, 10 months in French oak barriques, 40% new. Final quality assessment is the best barrels make the grade. A classy wine with grapefruit, lemon and a hint of…Read More
James Halliday's Wine Companion 2019
Juniper Crossing Chardonnay 2017 - 92 Points
It's a slim-line version of Margaret River chardonnay but there's no keeping a good wine down; its flavours of grapefruit, tinned pears, fennel and nougat doing just enough to set the finish up nicely. Drink by 2024.92…Read More
Gary Walsh, The Winefront.com
Juniper Estate 'The Tribute' Block 7 Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 - 96+ Points
I had Mark Messenger over to my place today, tasting through a vertical of Cabernet Sauvignon. He’s just done 20 years at Juniper. Impressive. And a lovely chap too. Very modest and unassuming. Smart, too.  I believe…Read More
Ray Jordan's Top 100 Red Wines
Juniper Crossing Shiraz 2016 - 92 Points
Distinctly savoury notes with perfumed ripe plummy notes on the nose. The palate continues that slightly savoury character with grainy tannins and a lick of oak in support. 92/100Ray Jordan, Top 100 Red Wines, Fresh,  The…Read More
Gourmet Traveller WINE Magazine
Juniper Estate Aquitaine Rouge 2014 - 93 Points
Winemaker Mark Messenger has blended all five Bordeaux red grape varieties to achieve this full-bodied fruit-driven wine. red and dark berry and violet aromas; chacuterie overtones, and a good firm tannin backbone. It's lovely…Read More
Huon Hooke, HuonHooke.com
Juniper Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 - 93 Points
Medium to red/purple colour, with a violet and blueberry scented bouquet, which is lifted and aromatic. Very appealing. The wine is medium-bodied and nicely shaped, trim and balanced, with lots of leaf and tobacco nuances…Read More
Huon Hooke, The Real Review.com
Juniper Estate Chardonnay 2016 - 92 Points
‘Mid to light yellow colour, and a nougat-like bouquet - liberal oak and lees and a fair bit of work has gone into this wine. It's intense and lively, fresh and brisk but also possessing strongly-worked complexities. A very…Read More
The Vinsomniac.com
Juniper Crossing Shiraz 2016 - 91 Points
Curiously meaty, savoury - kinda like fermenting sausage - intertwined with deep set black fruit. Makes for a complex - and sometimes confronting - mix and mass of aromas. There's a latent toastiness from the oak, which is a mix…Read More
The Vinsomniac.com
Juniper Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 - 93 Points
It's primarily Cabernet Sauvignon (90%, small additions of Cabernet Franc 5%, Malbec 2%, Merlot 2% and Petit Verdot) making up the balance.Beautiful aromatic offering, it's all cedar and black fruit, set to seasoned oak just…Read More
The Vinsomniac.com
Juniper Crossing Chardonnay 2017 - 90 points
Classic regional Chardonnay, stone fruit a-plenty here with some oak derived spice bringing up the rear. There’s not as much definition on the palate as the Estate offering, yet the wine does not want for more stone fruit…Read More
The Vinsomniac.com
Juniper Crossing Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 2017 - 90 points
Juniper Estate started life as “Wright’s” back in 1973, one of the early pioneers of what we consider the Margaret River region. Juniper Estate is centred around the premium producing sub-region of Wilyabrup and…Read More
The Vinsomniac.com
Juniper Estate Chardonnay 2016 - 92 Points
‘No mistaking this as one that has spent some time in quality new oak (50% new French barriques for 10 months). The requisite vanilla, spice and nutty oak shining through here.It’s a powerful wine, rich and intense as…Read More
Campbell Mattinson - The Winefront.com
Juniper Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 - 95 points
Single vineyard. Vines planted 1973. 90% cabernet sauvignon but cabernet franc (5%), malbec (2%), merlot (2%) and petit verdot make contributions. 457 dozen made. Released 4-5 years post harvest. It’s a wine of elegance…Read More
Campbell Mattinson - The Winefront.com
Juniper Crossing Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2016 - 93 points
'It’s priced and made as an affordable early drinker, in a way, but it’s a jolly bit better than that. Love this. The spread of berried fruit, plenty of treble but more bass than you might expect. Gravel. Bay. It saw…Read More
Huon Hooke, HuonHooke.com
Juniper Estate Aquitaine Rouge 2014 - 93 Points
Deepish red/purple, good colour. The bouquet is meaty and savoury, charcuterie-like and attractive, with red and darker berry fruit flavours, firm tannins and solid, upright structure. Very good varietal character. Fruit leads…Read More
Huon Hooke, HuonHooke.com
Juniper Small Batch Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 - 90 Points
Medium to full red colour with a good tint of purple. The bouquet is youthful but subdued, showing mellow wood-aged berries and good cabernet character. The wine is medium-bodied and has an agreeable touch of firmness, which…Read More
Toni Paterson MW, Huon Hooke.com
Juniper Estate Shiraz 2014 - 90 Points
Restrained, aromatic red fruits. Quite elegant on the palate with high acidity and bright, spicy red fruits. Notes of sour cherry and cranberry. Surprisingly reserved in its expression. Elegant and balancedDrink: 2018&ndash…Read More
Toni Paterson MW, Huon Hooke.com
Juniper Crossing Sauvignon Blanc 2017 - 90 Points
Delicate aromatics of lemon and fresh pear. The palate is restrained and classy. Poised flavours and mouth-watering acidity. A delicious, value drop!Drink: 2018–201890 points & 'Good Buy' RecommendationToni Paterson MW,…Read More
Toni Paterson MW, HuonHooke.com
Juniper Estate Aquitaine Rouge 2014 - 93 Points
Lovely richness and depth on the aroma. Pure, ripe dark fruits - a touch of Ribena and attractive blackberry. Bright acidity on the palate and gentle drying tannin. Medium-bodied with classic proportions. Drinking beautifully now…Read More
James Halliday's Wine Companion Website
Juniper Estate 'The Tribute' 2013 - 98 Points
The black, charcoal and ash of the label – and the name – reflects the tragic death of Roger Hill, founder of Juniper Estate, shortly after the ’13 vintage. By chance, a single batch of cabernet picked on 4 Mar…Read More
James Halliday's Wine Companion Website
Juniper Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 - 96 Points
This is an exceptionally good cabernet by whatever standards you choose. It is extremely intense, yet its impact only catches you in a silken web, the tannins – while very much present – are so soft, the aromas and…Read More
James Halliday's Wine Companion Website
Juniper Estate Aquitaine Rouge 2014 - 96 Points
A cabernet sauvignon, merlot, malbec, cabernet franc, petit verdot blend, indirectly nodding to Bordeaux, part of the Acquitaine region. This oozes class from every pore, every inch along the palate having something to contribute…Read More
James Halliday's Wine Companion Website
Juniper Estate Chardonnay 2015 - 96 Points
Hand-picked in small parcels from the estate Wilyabrup and Forest Grove vineyards, fermented and matured in French oak for 10 months before a barrel selection for this wine. Just when you think this is a silky picture of Margaret…Read More
James Halliday's Wine Companion Website
Juniper Estate Single Vineyard Shiraz 2014 - 95 Points
The bouquet is very fragrant, and the palate exceedingly intense. Its epicentre is spicy red fruits, sour cherries part of the picture of a very juicy, elegant wine.Drink to 203095 points
James Halliday's Wine Companion Website
Juniper Estate Aquitaine Blanc 2016 - 96 Points
Estate-grown sauvignon blanc and semillon, hand-picked, whole-bunch pressed direct to French oak for wild fermentation and 10 months maturation. A very complex wine, initially oaky on the bouquet, but hauled into line by the…Read More
James Halliday's Wine Companion Website
Juniper Estate Single Vineyard Semillon 2015 - 94 Points
From dry-grown estate vineyards. Barrel fermentation and bottle development have given the wine a superb colour and mouthwatering complexity. First up is a distinct honey on toast richness, then attention-grabbing acidity on the…Read More
James Halliday's Wine Companion Website
Juniper Small Batch Fiano - 94 Points
We aren't told anything about the meaning of 'small batch', but the back label says 'light, bright, juicy melon, peach, citrus, textural and juicy finish', and I'm not going to pick on a single word of that, particularly the…Read More
James Halliday's Wine Companion Website
Juniper Small Batch Tempranillo - 94 Points
Has considerable attitude, but doesn't need to use strong-arm tactics. Red, black and sour cherries form a fruit threesome, fine-grained tannins providing the path for the fruit to follow.Drink to 203194 points Special Value
James Halliday's Wine Companion Website
Juniper Crossing Shiraz 2016 - 94 Points
There's a powder keg of activity happening with this wine, the spice and pepper notes provide the backdrop to the predominantly red-berried fruits of the fragrant bouquet and medium bodied palate. This is an elegant, cool grown…Read More
James Halliday's Wine Companion Website
Juniper Crossing Sauvignon Blanc 2017 - 92 Points
An attractive, fleshy, mouthfilling stainless steel-fermented sauvignon blanc that has a Christmas tree decorated by passionfruit, and the rest of the tropical fruit larder, all wrapped up in little parcels, the game's purpose to…Read More
James Halliday's Wine Companion Website
Juniper Crossing Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 2017 - 91 Points
A fresh, neatly assembled convoy of fruits and green pea/herbs within an overall greatcoat of tropical nuances. Needs time to expose itself.Drink to 202191 points Special Value
James Halliday's Wine Companion Website
Juniper Estate Cane Cut Riesling 2016 - 90 Points
Cane cutting gives rise to a very sweet palate due to the arms (canes) dehydrating, and using the berries as a convenient water storage facility. It has always seemed to me that the mouthfeel of the acidity is diminished, but I'm…Read More
Huon Hooke.com
Juniper Small Batch Tempranillo 2016 - 90 points
Good depth of colour with a smoky bacon-like, oak-driven bouquet. The wine is medium to full-bodied and firm in its tannins. The structure is good and the after-grip quite marked. Long, tannin finish. A more serious iteration of…Read More
Top 50 Margaret River Buys
Juniper Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 - 94 Points
A delightful fruit-driven Cabernet: bramble, mulberry and blackcurrant fruit - dense, powerful, with an impressive depth of ripe fruit. Fleshy with fine balanced tannins. Drink 2023 - 2032.94 PointsPeter Forrestal, Top 50…Read More
Top 50 Margaret River Buys
Juniper Small Batch Tempranillo 2016 - 92 Points
Five clones of Tempranillo are now planted in the estate's Forest Grove vineyard. Spicy redcurrant and blackberry, fleshy texture, finishing with balanced, firm, fine tannins.Drink 2020 - 202492 PointsPeter Forrestal, Top Fifty…Read More
Top 50 Margaret River Buys
Juniper Crossing Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 2017 - 91 Points
Mark Messenger's skillhas fashioned this blend with exhuberant tropical flavours, intense and pure. Enticing bouquet, satisfying, zesty finish. Drink 201891 PointsPeter Forrestal, Top 50 Margaret River Buys, Decanter Magazine,…Read More
Huon Hooke, Huon Hooke.com
Juniper Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 - 96 Points
'Very deep youthful colour still showing purple tints, the bouquet lovely and fresh and yet also complex, cassis, smoky oaky and black olive notes, with a strong cabernet signature. The wine is beautifully balanced and rounded,…Read More
Campbell Mattinson - The Winefront.com
Juniper Small Batch Tempranillo 2016 - 94 points
Single vineyard Tempranillo matured in (old) French and American oak.Oh yes please. We have a winner here. Gorgeously fruited. Bold but soft. Choc, black cherry and cola with outlier of cloves and assorted florals. Strung with…Read More
Campbell Matthinson - The Winefront.com
Juniper Estate Aquitaine Rouge 2014 - 93 Points
58/17/12/10/3 blend of cabernet sauvignon, malbec, merlot, cabernet franc and petit verdot. All into French oak, 40% new.Satiny soft red wine. Oak has its hands all over the fruit. The 2013 release seemed all structural and…Read More
Campbell Mattinson - The Winefront.com
Juniper Small Batch Fiano 2017 - 91 Points
Grown on the Forest Grove vineyard to the south of the (large) Margaret River region. 20% goes into barrel, the remainder into stainless steel.Don’t be fooled by the mention of oak. This is zippy. Maybe there’s a…Read More
The West Australian Wine Guide 2018
Juniper Estate Chardonnay 2016 - 93 Points
'A marvellously elegant and stylish chardonnay. Beautiful fruit presentation is a feature on the palate. Oak has been well handled to add complexity and structureinto the mix. Minerally acid with traces of brioche and…Read More
The West Australian Wine Guide 2018
Juniper Estate Aquitaine Rouge 2014 - 93 Points
‘This is a delightful blend of the five Bordeaux red varieties showing a slightly different take on Margaret River. It’s quite a restrained and elegant style displaying such poise and refinement. The tried and tested…Read More
The West Australian Wine Guide 2018
Juniper Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 - 94 Points
'One of the most stylish and elegant of Juniper's cabernets. Beautifully poised and presented with perfect tannin and oak integration. Leafy blackcurrant fruit with a trace of savoury tobacco leaf infusion. Comes off old dry…Read More
Ray Jordan declares Juniper Estate Single Vineyard Shiraz 2014 Best in WA
Juniper Estate Single Vineyard Shiraz 2014 - 97 Points
'This is a terrific example of classy Margaret River shiraz that has been sourced from now very mature old vines in the heart of the region. Perfumed notes with exotic spices float from the nose. A medium to full-bodied palate of…Read More
Winewise 2017 Small Vigneron Awards - Other Red Varieties
Juniper Small Batch Tempranillo 2016 ★★★★☆
The brambly red and blue fruits nose is a winner, and the touch of oak is a very positive quality factor. Intense fruit flavour flows the length of the palate which has a very pleasant savoury edge. Excellent value for money.…Read More
Ray Jordan, Wine, The West Weekend, 4th November 2017
Juniper Small Batch Tempranillo 2016 - 93 points
‘Messenger has been working hard on this variety. It’s made using five different clones and in the supple fruity style of the Spanish crianza. Although it’s had 12 months in oak, this is more to help knit the…Read More
Ray Jordan, Wine, The West Weekend, 4th November 2017
Juniper Small Batch Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 - 92 points
‘Predominantly cabernet with a small amount of merlot and malbec to add some flesh through the middle palate. This is a medium-bodied, bright and juicy cabernet with good varietal characters and structure. Good drinking in…Read More
Ray Jordan, Wine, The West Weekend, 4th November 2017
Juniper Small Batch Fiano 2017 - 92 points
‘Predominantly cabernet with a small amount of merlot and malbec to add some flesh through the middle palate. This is a medium-bodied, bright and juicy cabernet with good varietal characters and structure. Good drinking in…Read More
Ray Jordan, Wine, The West Weekend, 4th November 2017
Juniper Crossing Sauvignon Blanc 2017 - 91 points
‘Always a consistent and thoroughly pleasing young savvy. Loads of tropical fruit with a little textural influence that comes from a small lees-stirring influence. Creamy but with a lift of citrus and crisp acid. Nice…Read More
Huon Hooke.com Website - Huon Hooke
Juniper Estate Aquitaine Blanc 2016 - 95 points
Very light, bright yellow hue and a nutty, creamy, lees and oak influenced bouquet. The palate is rich and seems sweet but it's just an illusion. It's quite a complex wine, in another league from most Margaret River SSBs, the…Read More
Gary Walsh, The Wine Front website
Juniper Estate Aquitaine Blanc 2016 - 93 Points
‘Grapefruit, snow pea, spice, almond and oatmeal, some passionfruit bouncing about in there too. Light bodied, juicy and mainly grapefruit and passionfruit, but with an extradimension of vanilla and cashew,…Read More
Rod Properjohn, 'Life by the Drop', The Post
Juniper Estate Aquitaine Blanc 2016 - 94 points
Harmony is the key here. This SBS is better balanced than an accountant's ledger. It has melon, citrus, herbs, cashew nuts and spicy oak bundled up in a seamless mix. Beautifully long and persistent.94 ptsRod Properjohn, The Post…Read More
James Halliday's Wine Companion 2018
Juniper Crossing Chardonnay 2016 - 92 Points & Special Value
The back label acknowledges 'subtle oak influence', which is correct. This is confidently fruit-driven, with grapefruit to the fore, accompanied by white peach and fresh acidity on the long palate. Simply delicious. Drink by 2023…Read More
James Halliday's Wine Companion 2018
Juniper Crossing Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 2016 - 94 Points & Special Value
Notably lively, juicy and intense, with Meyer lemon, lemongrass and a whisper of passionfruit pervading both the bouquet and palate, the length amplified by crisp acidity. Great value.Drink by: 2019
Huon Hooke.com Website - Huon Hooke
Juniper Estate Chardonnay 2015 - 92 Points ★★★★
Light straw-yellow hue. Very attractive nutty nougat-like aroma, with substantial underlying complexity. The oak is quite overt and it smells like new barrels. Appealing flavours, rich and generous; round, balanced and complete.…Read More
Winewise Championships 2017
Juniper Estate Chardonnay 2015 - ★★★★
Plenty of white peach with nutty complexity. A mouthfilling style showing some oak on the finish. ★★★★ 
Top Drops, The Sunday Times 19th March 2017
Juniper Estate Chardonnay 2015 - 93 Points
Juniper Chardies keep getting better. This is a beauty. Vibrant and precise through the palateRay Jordan, The Sunday Times, STM Magazine, Top Drops, 19.3.17
Medical Forum Magazine, March 2017 Issue
Juniper Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 - Reviewer's Pick
My wine of the tasting and no surprise given such a quality producer in a region considered by many to be the premium producer of Cabernet in Australia! Here the Cab has been blended with Malbec (8%) and Cabernet Franc (4%) to…Read More
WBM, January / February 2017 Issue
Juniper Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 - 95 Points
Built for the long haul, this Margaret River cabernet upholds the integrity of primary red and blackcurrant fruit while beginning to evolve into an enticing spectrum of roast capsicum, cedar and tobacco. Super fine yet confident…Read More
The West Australian Wine Guide 2017
Juniper Estate Aquitaine Rouge 2013 - 94 Points
This is a blend of most of the Bordeaux varieties. It's a medium to full bodies wine with lovely expressions of fruit. Light and etheral aromas of floral red berry and light cedary. Slightly lighter body than the straight Estate…Read More
The West Australian Wine Guide 2017
Juniper Estate Chardonnay 2015 - 93 Points
Crunchy vibrant and so precise through the palate. This is quality Chardonnay. Mealy grapefruit aromas with a little vanilla pod. The palate is complete and deep with a fine lingering thread of acidity sustaining it perfectly.…Read More
The West Australian Wine Guide 2017
Juniper Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 - 95 Points
Shows all the marvellous virtues of Margaret River Cabernet. Blackcurrant aromas with a little black olive and dark chocolate influences. There's a grainy dusty earthiness on the palate which is clearly capturing a sense of the…Read More
Winewise Margaret River Report, 30th November 2016
Juniper Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
The strong blackcurrant varietal character is backed up by Médoc-like tobacco leaf notes. The palate is classic cabernet sauvignon – long, fine and firm. ****½ (Equal top)  Winewise Margaret River Report…Read More
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